Wood Street railway station

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Wood Street London Overground
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Wood Street is located in Greater London
Wood Street
Wood Street
Location of Wood Street in Greater London
LocationWalthamstow
Local authorityLondon Borough of Waltham Forest
Managed byLondon Overground
Station codeWST
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms2
Fare zone4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 0.862 million[1]
2014–15Increase 0.972 million[1]
2015–16Increase 1.140 million[1]
2016–17Increase 1.317 million[1]
Key dates
1873Opened
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Lists of stations
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WGS8451°35′11″N 0°00′08″W / 51.5864°N 0.0021°W / 51.5864; -0.0021Coordinates: 51°35′11″N 0°00′08″W / 51.5864°N 0.0021°W / 51.5864; -0.0021

Wood Street railway station is in Walthamstow. It is a part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north east London. It is in Travelcard Zone 4. It was opened in 1873.

When the Victoria line was being planned, this station was going to be the end of the line instead of Walthamstow Central station.[2] A decision was made in 1961 though which meant that this did not happen.[2] If this station had become the end of the Victoria line the building would have been on the surface next to the British Railways station.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Horne, Mike (2004). The Victoria Line. Capital Transport. p. 80. ISBN 1 85414 281-X.